Cable & Telecom

Bell asking for order to block websites of potential World Cup streamers

Report on site-blocking of NHL games “expected shortly,” documents show  By Ahmad Hathout BELL MEDIA IS ASKING the Federal Court to order third-party Internet service providers to block from view the websites of streamers who it says will likely be illegally broadcasting the FIFA World Cup matches starting on Nov. 20. The Montreal-based company – which has exclusive broadcasting rights in Canada to the games that will run until Dec. 18 – has already filed a request last week asking the court to force the unknown defendant streamers to stop broadcasting their channels, which include sports networks TSN and its...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.